Coordinates: Buttress was built in 1940 as the auxiliary airfield to RCAF Station Moose Jaw and its No. 32 Service Flying Training School. These fields were used for practice circuits and also as an emergency alternate.
A Relief Landing field for RCAF Station Moose Jaw was located approximately 6 Miles South of the main aerodrome. The Relief field was constructed in the typical triangular pattern. In approximately 1942 the aerodrome was listed at with a Var. 18 degrees E and elevation of 2000'. Three runways were listed as follows
A review of Google Maps on 7 June 2018 shows a clear outline of the former triangular airfield and the coordinates stated above appear to be correct.
The Buttress Post Office opened on 1909-07-01 and closed on 1961-07-31.
- Staff writer (c. 1942). Pilots Handbook of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases Vol. 2. Royal Canadian Air Force. p. 35.
- National Archives - Postmaster Database
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